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newssports15 hours ago

2022 National Games | Mirabai Chanu, Vijay Kumar, Elavenil Valarivan and Pranati Nayak among stars to step into spotlight

Olympics weightlifting silver medallist Mirabai Chanu will be the biggest draw at the Mahatma Mandir Complex in Gandhinagar when the 36th National Games gathers steam on Friday, with competitions in nine more sports beginning a day after PM Narendra Modi declared the Games open.
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newssports2 days ago

National Games 2022 | Shooter Elavenil Valarivan wants to showcase consistency on debut

Elavenil Valarivan will be one of those watched with more than normal interest when she lines up in the Shooting competition in the National Games. Not just because she is a home favourite but also because she wants to give home fans an indication of the consistency that has made her a top shooter.
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newssports2 days ago

National Games 2022 | Veteran swimmer Richa Mishra eyes to complete 50 medals

She has been a fierce competitor at the National Games for a quarter century now, has won a whopping 48 medals, including 29 Gold, and claimed the trophy for the Best Female Athlete three times. Ace swimmer Richa Mishra is thanking the Gujarat Government for the chance to try and swell her medal.
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newssports3 days ago

2022 National Games | Sabarmati Rowing course set to become hub for international events

The Sabarmati flowing through the quaint city of Ahmedabad could soon become the hub for international rowing events in the country. A dedicated course for the sport has been carved out in the waters for the 36th National Games, starting in Gujarat on September 29 with the mega Opening Ceremony.
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newssports3 days ago

National games 2022 | Full schedule, venues and when & where to watch

Gujarat will serve as the official host city for the National Games 2022, an amateur multi-sport competition in India designed to resemble the Olympics. The National Games, which return to the state after a seven-year hiatus, will be hosted there for the first time across major cities.
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newssports4 days ago

Arkansas Championships 2022 | Aditi Ashok fails to make the cut

Aditi Ashok of India had a better second-round score of four under par 67, but she was unable to advance to the final round at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. After starting from hole 10, she was off to a strong start, making four birdies in a stretch of five holes between holes 11 and 15.
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newssports6 days ago

National Games 2022 | Haryana’s Summy to make history, set to become Services’ first female track and field athlete

Haryana's Summy Kaliravan is all set to make National Games history well before the curtain goes up here on September 29. The sprinter will become first female athlete to compete for Services in National Games’ track competitions, after being recruited under the new sports policy of Indian Army.  
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newssports8 days ago

Anil Khanna resigns as acting president of Indian Olympic Association

Anil Khanna, a seasoned sports executive, resigned as the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) interim president on Wednesday, citing his respect for the IOC's viewpoints (IOC). On September 8, IOC threatened to suspend IOA stating that the organisation must have elections before the end of the year.
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newssports8 days ago

IND vs AUS 2022 | Rohit Sharma doesn't have to do what he is trying considering his range of shots, claims Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has urged Rohit Sharma to back his natural game instead of attempting a bit extra in the early overs, stating he has the potential to ramp up his strike rate once he gets going. Gavaskar highlighted Sharma's past record as an indicator of his previous approach being good enough.
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newssports9 days ago

National Games 2022 | Gujarat men to face Delhi, Maharashtra women to take on West Bengal for gold

Gujarat delighted the sizeable home crowd in registering an easy 3-0 victory over West Bengal while Delhi upset second-seeded Maharashtra 3-2 in the 36th National Games men’s table tennis semi-finals on Wednesday. Defending champions Maharashtra will take on West Bengal in the women's final.
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